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Resolution on the Spirituality of Food Production

Resolution on Church Buildings and Grounds

Resolution on Creation Season

Resolution on Green Congregations



Creation Season 2008 (Year A)
October 5 – 26, 2008

Special Recognition of the Place of Food in our Lives:
General Creation Resources

Welcome! We're glad you're planning on observing a liturgical season of creation. We have prepared some materials for you to use in worship, teaching, and personal reflection for this Sunday.

The list of Creation Season resources below is designed to help you find additional information that can apply to the food themes of and of the Sundays for use in sermon preparation and Religious Education activities of all ages and in sermon preparation.

World Hunger Facts and Information Resources

Engaging Your Church in Advocacy by Michele Learner (Bread for the World Institute Background Paper, September 2007)
Farming in Africa, a Children's worksheet – PDF only
Final Week Recipes from Bread for the World Institute – PDF Only

Food from the OneWorld United States Website

Global Food Crisis, Global Turning Point? by Jeffrey Allen from the OneWorld United States Website
Hunger and Development from Church World Service
Hunger in a World of Plenty from Church World Service
Responding to the Global Hunger Crisis by Michele Learner (Bread for the World Institute Background Paper, June 2008) – PDF only
Seed Planting by the Rev Margaret W. Thomas (from Reflections on the Spirituality of Food Production)
The Joys (and Responsibilities) of Eating Locally by Trish Allen-Unger (from Reflections on the Spirituality of Food Production)
Thoughts on Sustainability by Teri Mann (from Reflections on the Spirituality of Food Production)
World Hunger (Ethics Updates) from the University of San Diego
World Hunger Facts from the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
You Can!... Learn More About Hunger from World Hunger Education Service

Additional Readings from Scripture are found here.

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Note: The List of additional resources was prepared by the Rev Wanda Copeland and Chuck Morello.


We welcome your comments. Please address your comments or additional reflections to any MEESC member, or mail them to:

c/o C. Morello
4451 Lakeside Drive
Eveleth, MN 55743-4400 USA

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